Eddie Dowdall

Eddie Dowdall

Position: Scrumhalf

Place Of Birth Newport

Born in Newport in 1901 Eddie showed “quickness, judgement and resolution “. A very reliable half-back. Played vs 1924 New Zealand and 1926 Maoris. Jack Wetter played at same time at inside and outside-half. Possibly a nephew of Fred. Went north to Wigan in 1926/7. Played for Saints 1929-30.

Newport RFC record : 1922/3-1926/7 : 124 apps / 20t / 2dg

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1922/1923 19 18 1 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  1923/1924 34 24 4 6 4 0 0 0 12  
  1924/1925 30 19 4 7 7 0 0 1 25  
  1925/1926 27 16 2 9 5 0 0 0 15  
  1926/1927 15 8 3 4 2 0 0 1 10  
  Total 125 85 14 26 18 0 0 2 62  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  06/01/1923 Abertillery SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 3  
  13/01/1923 Plymouth Albion SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 0  
  15/01/1923 Exeter Chiefs SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 6  
  20/01/1923 Northampton Saints SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 0  
  27/01/1923 Bristol Bears SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 3  
  08/02/1923 Neath SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 8  
  10/02/1923 Bath Rugby SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 4 - 0  
  17/02/1923 Swansea SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  03/03/1923 Cardiff SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 3  
  08/03/1923 Olympique Paris SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 6  
  17/03/1923 Gloucester Rugby SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 10  
  24/03/1923 Plymouth Albion SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 4  
  31/03/1923 Blackheath SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 0  
  03/04/1923 Tredegar SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 3  
  07/04/1923 Cardiff SH 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  14/04/1923 Neath SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 3  
  16/04/1923 Pill Harriers SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 0  
  21/04/1923 Bristol Bears SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  28/04/1923 Leicester Tigers SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 7 - 6  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  15/09/1923 Tredegar SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 0  
  22/09/1923 Penarth SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 0  
  29/09/1923 Bristol Bears SH 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  06/10/1923 Cardiff SH 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  13/10/1923 Blackheath SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 5  
  20/10/1923 Leicester Tigers SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 7  
  27/10/1923 Abercarn SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 8  
  03/11/1923 Harlequins SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 4 - 3  
  05/11/1923 Oxford University SH 1 0 0 0 3 L 3 - 10  
  10/11/1923 Cardiff SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 4 - 3  
  01/12/1923 Aberavon SH 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  08/12/1923 Ebbw Vale SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  15/12/1923 Cambridge University SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 21  
  22/12/1923 Pill Harriers SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 4 - 7  
  05/01/1924 Plymouth Albion SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 3  
  07/01/1924 Devonport Services SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 8  
  12/01/1924 Penarth SH 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  19/01/1924 Llanhilleth SH 1 0 0 0 3 W 41 - 0  
  26/01/1924 Bridgend Ravens SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 3  
  02/02/1924 Bath Rugby SH 1 0 0 0 3 W 27 - 3  
  09/02/1924 Leicester Tigers SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 8  
  16/02/1924 Swansea SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  01/03/1924 Cardiff SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 0  
  15/03/1924 Gloucester Rugby SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 0  
  22/03/1924 Bristol Bears SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 6  
  29/03/1924 Blackheath SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 5  
  31/03/1924 Northampton Saints SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  05/04/1924 Cardiff SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 12  
  12/04/1924 Abercarn SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 5  
  14/04/1924 Pill Harriers SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 4  
  19/04/1924 Devonport Services SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 16  
  21/04/1924 Ebbw Vale SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 0  
  22/04/1924 Plymouth Albion SH 1 0 0 0 3 W 30 - 3  
  26/04/1924 Neath SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 11  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  13/09/1924 Risca SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 3  
  20/09/1924 Penarth SH 1 0 0 0 3 W 17 - 4  
  27/09/1924 Bristol Bears SH 0 0 0 1 4 W 13 - 10  
  02/10/1924 New Zealand SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 13  
  04/10/1924 Cardiff SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 11  
  11/10/1924 Blackheath SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 7 - 6  
  01/11/1924 Harlequins SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 0  
  13/11/1924 Oxford University SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 14  
  15/11/1924 Gloucester Rugby SH 1 0 0 0 3 W 25 - 12  
  13/12/1924 Swansea SH 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  20/12/1924 Cross Keys SH 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  26/12/1924 Watsonians SH 1 0 0 0 3 W 12 - 6  
  01/01/1925 Richmond SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 8  
  05/01/1925 Devonport Services SH 1 0 0 0 3 L 11 - 17  
  10/01/1925 Penarth SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  17/01/1925 Risca SH 1 0 0 0 3 W 10 - 3  
  31/01/1925 Bristol Bears SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 8  
  07/02/1925 Pill Harriers SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 3  
  14/02/1925 Leicester Tigers SH 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  21/02/1925 Swansea SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 5  
  24/02/1925 Racing Club de France SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 3  
  07/03/1925 Cardiff SH 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  14/03/1925 Bath Rugby SH 1 0 0 0 3 L 3 - 6  
  19/03/1925 Neath SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  21/03/1925 Gloucester Rugby SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 8  
  28/03/1925 Plymouth Albion SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 3  
  11/04/1925 Blackheath SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 6  
  14/04/1925 Barbarians SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 10  
  18/04/1925 Neath SH 1 0 0 0 3 W 21 - 8  
  20/04/1925 Pill Harriers SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  12/09/1925 Abertillery SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 3  
  26/09/1925 Scarlets SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 9  
  28/09/1925 Pontypool SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 7  
  03/10/1925 Cardiff SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 16  
  07/11/1925 Harlequins SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 9  
  09/11/1925 Oxford University SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 6  
  14/11/1925 Cardiff SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 5  
  21/11/1925 Gloucester Rugby SH 1 0 0 0 3 W 17 - 3  
  28/11/1925 Swansea SH 1 0 0 0 3 W 21 - 3  
  12/12/1925 Cross Keys SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 3  
  14/12/1925 Cambridge University SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 9  
  19/12/1925 Aberavon SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 9  
  23/01/1926 Penarth SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 7  
  30/01/1926 Bristol Bears SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 10  
  06/02/1926 Abertillery SH 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  13/03/1926 Gloucester Rugby SH 1 0 0 0 3 W 16 - 10  
  20/03/1926 Cardiff SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 9  
  27/03/1926 Blackheath SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 11  
  29/03/1926 Northampton Saints SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 13  
  03/04/1926 London Welsh SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 3  
  05/04/1926 Pontypool SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 3  
  06/04/1926 Barbarians SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 6  
  10/04/1926 Plymouth Albion SH 2 0 0 0 6 W 22 - 8  
  12/04/1926 Pill Harriers SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 0  
  17/04/1926 Cross Keys SH 0 0 0 0 0 D 8 - 8  
  21/04/1926 Penarth SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 7  
  24/04/1926 Bath Rugby SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 9  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  11/09/1926 Abertillery SH 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  18/09/1926 Penarth SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 3  
  25/09/1926 Cross Keys SH 0 0 0 1 4 W 16 - 6  
  02/10/1926 Cardiff SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 11  
  09/10/1926 Blackheath SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 11  
  16/10/1926 Leicester Tigers SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 17 - 19  
  21/10/1926 New Zealand Maori SH 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  23/10/1926 Aberavon SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 6  
  30/10/1926 Bath Rugby SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 8  
  06/11/1926 Birmingham Moseley SH 1 0 0 0 3 W 18 - 3  
  18/12/1926 Scarlets SH 0 0 0 0 0 D 9 - 9  
  27/12/1926 Watsonians SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 8  
  28/12/1926 Neath SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 9  
  01/01/1927 Plymouth Albion SH 1 0 0 0 3 W 23 - 9  
  03/01/1927 Devonport Services SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 10  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
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